October 2008, Volume 38 Number 10 , p 62 - 62
Kress, Terri RN, CEN, MSN; Krueger, Diane RN, BC, MSN; Ziccardi, Sarah RN, BC, MSN
Issue: Volume 38(10), October 2008, p 62 Publication Type: [Department: …& more: EYE ON DIAGNOSTICS] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Terri Kress is a nursing educator, researcher, and advanced practice nurse at the University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Medical Center Presbyterian, where Diane Krueger is also an advanced practice nurse. Sarah Ziccardi is an advanced practice nurse at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Passavant. Eye on Diagnostics is coordinated by Kim Whiteman, RN, CCRN, MSN, a nurse-educator at the University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Medical Center and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.
CREATINE KINASE (CK), also known as creatine phosphokinase, is an enzyme found primarily in cardiac and skeletal muscle. Total serum CK is divided into three isoenzymes:
* CK-MM, found in skeletal muscle * CK-MB, found mostly in cardiac ...